“WeR the art of the possible.”
– John Vigouroux, Founder and CEO
John Vigouroux is the Founder, CEO, and Chairman at WeR.ai. John has over 30 years of experience as a serial and parallel entrepreneur specializing in software. John is an eight-time President/CEO who has successfully piloted and exited both private and public technology companies, including two unique big data and artificial intelligence software incubators. John sits on a number of advisory boards and has held leadership roles at Adobe, Cisco, and GE.
Man Chan is the Founder, CTO, and Board Member at WeR.ai. Man previously held senior positions at data-driven organizations including BlueKai, Netflix and Yahoo!, where he spearheaded the innovations required to achieve several successful machine learning solutions and products at Internet scale, including mobile DMP tracking ID at BlueKai (an Oracle company), personalized ranking algorithms and recommendation systems at Netflix, and real-time behavioral target ads systems at Yahoo!. Man has over 12 years of R&D experience building and mentoring data science and engineering teams to tackle intelligent B2B marketplace.
Tony Grillo is a Board Member at WeR.ai. Previously, Tony was Managing Director for Ascribe Capital where he co-founded it in 2005. Prior, Tony was Senior Managing Director and Founder of Evercore Partners’ Restructuring Advisory Group, Senior Managing Director of JLL Partners, and Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder of The Blackstone Group’s Restructuring Advisory Group. Tony was also a member of Blackstone’s Private Equity Investment Committee, and Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone’s Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Practice. Tony received a BA in Economics from Rutgers College and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Tom is the Co-Founder, Chief Revenue Officer, and Corporate Development at WeR.ai. Tom is a highly accomplished executive professional with proven leadership designing and deploying business strategies that drive bottom-line profits for technology organizations. Previously, Tom was one of the original team members at IBM Watson responsible for generating all of the company’s medical content and an instrumental part of launching one of the most successful startups in IBM’s history. Among many successes, Tom was a key member of the group that pioneered Anthem’s Go-to-Market with Watson with the very first Watson-enabled application to manage medical.
Bill is Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer at WeR.ai. Bill has over 25 years of experience as a CFO and CEO of numerous early stage, VC-backed, and technology-driven companies with several exits. Bill also has 10 years of experience auditing with a Big Six firm. Previously, Bill was a Senior Financial Leader in a software company incubator and venture fund that created and invested in over 25 data analytics companies.
Maura McDermott is Vice President of Sales at WeR.ai. Maura has a proven track record of strategically positioning products, leading high-performing sales and marketing teams, and managing multimillion dollar budgets. Maura is experienced in Employers, Healthcare Payer and Provider, multiple distribution channels, application software for core administrative systems, Health and Wellness, CDH, and consulting services for cloud, BPO, and SaaS models for F100 companies, mid-size organizations, and VC-backed companies. Prior to joining WeR.ai, Maura was the VP and Partner at EDM Group, LLC, a consulting services firm for healthcare organizations providing business development, sales, and market analysis.